COVID-19 Disbelief, Cancelled Vacations, Nightmares, and WFH Life

I have so many feelings about this pandemic, but above all, I am in disbelief. What was so shocking to me is that I actually know people who got the virus. Thankfully, they are okay now. This got me thinking about how I never think bad things are going to happen to me because “what are the chances, right?”. Apparently, the chances are higher than I thought.

Grad School Analysis Paralysis

I was never overly concerned about how practical my degree is and how much money I can make from it. I have friends who studied Nursing and Engineering because they believe (but mostly their parents believe) that those careers would fulfill their financial and material needs in the future. They’re not wrong, but I also observed how some of them were such bad fits for those fields. I believe people who have intelligence, discipline, a good attitude, and grit will indubitably achieve success no matter what they do. Am I too optimistic? Maybe, but no one can change my mind.

Don’t Like Your Friend’s Content? Mute, Don’t Unfollow.

If you dislike a friend’s content on Instagram, would you unfollow them OR mute them? For the sake of clarity, I will differentiate the two.Unfollowing someone means all their content will be removed from your feed and you will be subtracted from their follower count.Muting someone is similar to unfollowing in the sense that you …

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The TED Talks I Go Back to Again and Again (Part I)

Last Saturday, I went to a TED event sponsored by my workplace. I consider myself somewhat of a TED enthusiast since I’m a sucker for great TED talks. I love hearing people talk about their ideas, some of which are nothing new, but inspiring, nonetheless. It doesn’t matter to me that a lot of speakers …

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